Coffee Compound Trigonelline Could Keep Muscles ‘Young’ In Old Age

Bernard Melanson

Recent research from the National University of Singapore, published in Nature Metabolism, reveals trigonelline, a compound found in plant-based foods like coffee, as a potential solution to sarcopenia, the age-related decline in muscle mass and strength.

Trigonelline may serve as a dietary supplement to mitigate muscle deterioration, suggesting promising avenues for combating sarcopenia with novel dietary interventions, though further research is needed to fully understand its benefits and translation to human applications.

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